EAE Lab: The driving force of EAE that fosters entrepreneurship
10 de June de 2020
10 de June de 2020
The fact that entrepreneurship is currently one of the areas undergoing the biggest booms at a worldwide level is not because it is fashionable or trendy, but rather because the technological and intellectual conditions have led the new generations to understand that innovation is essential for both the economic and social wellbeing of the modern world. With this in mind, EAE Business School has run various programs designed to promote all entrepreneurial activity at all levels. One of the most successful initiatives in this respect, and which has generated the best results, is the disruptive startup incubator: EAE Lab.
The School has recently published the EAE Research Report 2019 , which dedicates a special section to entrepreneurial activity and gives an overview of this program. Would you like to find out more? Then carry on reading!
Comprising a panel of experts and mentors with a wealth of experience, this incubator accompanies students throughout the development of the project, giving them guidance from the initial idea right through to the final phases of the process. In view of the large number of projects that apply for the incubator’s support, EAE Lab runs various calls for applications over the course of the year, from which the coordinators pick the ideas that they will develop over the following months.
Throughout the incubation process, the projects receive:
Another key feature of the School’s efforts to promote entrepreneurial activity is networking and building relationships between students, professionals and experts. With this in mind, EAE Lab organizes a range of social events, such as meals and presentations, with the primary aim of establishing networks of cooperation and collaboration.
One such initiative is the STARTEAE Entrepreneurs Club, led by students on theMaster in Entrepreneurship and Innovation which, as well as organizing lots of interesting activities with an entrepreneurial focus, also brings all the members of the projects in the incubator together so that they keep in contact in the future.
So, what projects have come out of EAE Lab? Let’s find out all about them!
Jibu - H2O
Jibu - H2O es un project that originated from the Master’s Thesis of the students Diego Figueroa, Juan José Márquez and Juan Miguel da Silva on the Master in Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. CIt provides an environmentally friendly or, more specifically, plastic-free alternative for the commercialization of water through a network of dispensers interconnected using a mobile app for geolocation and tracking consumption.
Scoop was one of the projects selected to be developed in EAE Lab and, in this case, it is an initiative that strives to use innovation in the consumption of protein supplements to guarantee better performance for sportspeople who are new to the world of fitness. The project won the Entrepreneurship Award, with a prize of 10,000 euros to develop the idea. The brains behind the project are Alex Gil and Philippa Morris, students on the Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
How many of us live with food-related illnesses, allergies and intolerances? Well, this project consists of an online platform that compares the specialist food products and services to offer all the options available to users, as well as creating a community of users who can help each other, by sharing advice, comments and relevant information. The creators of the project are Regina Félix and José Manuel Velasco.
Making its way in the disruptive fintech sector, Moneyzoo is a robo-advisor that helps you make judgment-based investments with your savings. Focusing on small savers, thet online platform proposes a personalized investment portfolio in each case, and all you have to do is fill in a simple survey to access the services. The project is the brainchild of Josep Vida and Mercedes Ortiz, students on the Master in Stock and Financial Markets and the Master in Big Data & Analytics at EAE Business School.
If you want to find out more about these and other startups developed in the EAE Lab incubator, we suggest you keep an eye open for our upcoming publications. We’ll soon give you a more in-depth look at their ideas and progress!